Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk
The Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk is a beautifully scenic walking route in Exmoor National Park; however it is also very hard-going in places. The trail will lead you along a steep cliff face for some stunning views of the Bristol Channel before looping inland on a return that features several ascents and descents along a forested valley. This route will definitely get your heartrate up, but the beautiful scenery more than makes up for the physical effort required.
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Route Description for Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk
Although there are a number of climbs and descents, as well steep drop offs along the Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk, it is a spectacular route that will allow you to fully appreciate the natural beauty of Exmoor along the coast. Setting out from the car park, you will head to the northeast and walk along a cliff face that features a steep drop off, but also spectacular views of the Bristol Channel. From here, you will turn inland and pass by the Trentishoe Church before descending into the forested valley to walk along the edge of the water. Continue to the southwest, as you traverse the undulating forest terrain of the valley, eventually climbing up the steep hillside for a rugged return to the car park across the moor.
Getting to the Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk Trailhead
To reach the trailhead for the Elwill Bay Coastal Path and Trentishoe Down Walk from Trentishoe, head south on Trentishoe Lane for 2.3 km and turn right to enter the car park.
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